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201 Aenima - Tool

Tool and Metallica are the greatest bands full stop. They just knew when to reign it in. He is so intelligent it is staggering. Metallica are entitled to do whatever they wish, so I defend them no matter what because I love them.

This is my current favorite song! My favorite song changes so much! But, in the end, it always seems to be a Tool song! Tool might be my favorite band, either that or System of a Down. - moose4life19

Prescient, no? You'd better learn to swim now, and leave your copy of 'Aenema' and 'Salival' at home, unless it proves useful in fighting off a Great White Shark once the glaciers melt.

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202 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Cradle of Filth

Good but not enough to top Iron Maiden

I love this song. Certainly deserves to be at the top 20..

It's a tribute to the great Iron Maiden.

Much better than iron maiden

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203 Points of Authority - Linkin Park
204 ... and Justice for All - Metallica

BEST SONG EVER! Why is song not number 1! Master Of Puppets is nothing compared to... And Justice For All. Metallica's best album and song best song on this list BEST SONG IN THE WORLD

My favourite album.

205 Mirror Mirror - Blind Guardian

What the hell, are you people demented? Why is there only one Blind Guardian song on the list? Can you people not see good metal when you hear it? This isn't even Guardian's best song and it's the only one on the list. Any metal list automatically becomes a joke if a Blind Guardian song isn't in the top ten.

206 Parallels - As I Lay Dying
207 Lateralus - Tool

Maynard's bank account is evidence enough that this track didn't go un-noticed. And he never sold his soul to make a record, though he says he did. Great track from one of their best albums. I look forward to the new one arriving in the next few-decades.

This is 9 minutes of pure emotion from the moment you feel the loneliness of the opening guitar to Maynard's emotion-filled proclamation of embracing the random and illogical aspects of life. I highly recommend if you're down in the dumps and looking for inspiration.

Tool's Stairway to Heaven. Without doubt one of the greatest metal songs of the 21st century. Too good to go unnoticed

The best song ever! It deserves number 1 not 279! Best drummer, vocalist, and song writer of all time! Vote this higher now!

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208 Ghost of Perdition - Opeth

It is extremely sad how underrated Opeth, Testament, Annihilator and Death Angel are. This song is incredible. It's talent. It's MUSIC.

209 Spit Out the Bone - Metallica

Incredible. Enough said

Metallica still got it.


210 Dead Skin Mask - Slayer

Yes, sinister, morbid, progressive, and an ode to Gein. How I miss this style of Slayer.

211 Chemical Warfare - Slayer

Correction. I own so much stuff. Off the Haunting the Chapel ep, it's great.

Live Slayer is Live Slayer. Decades of Aggression is better x 2 cds.

212 Unholy Confessions - Avenged Sevenfold

Drums except snare need to go up

The tradionslist don't like them. I don't even know them. It's probably the names of the band members which makes them sound cheesy. In fact it does. Sorry.

Out of the songs on this list, unholy confessions is a margionlised best. Would have gone for nightmare had I have seen it, but this is another of my favourites. Can't believe how few avenged songs are on here though,

213 (Sic) - Slipknot
214 Blood and Thunder - Mastodon

We didn't raise our backs and crack our horsewhips, and that is why this song has failed to prevail.

Classic song from a classic metal album "Leviathan".

Curious, noisy racket. Not a big fan.

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215 South of Heaven - Slayer

Yes, it's the Slayer I fell in love with. It's progressive, technical, lyrically profound, and haunting. I miss their atmospherics of their later output.

Helluva song! A classic to say the least.

216 Soldierhead - Newsted
217 For the Greater Good of God - Iron Maiden
218 Wherever I May Roam - Metallica
219 Blackwater Park - Opeth

People should be ashamed for not voting for thing band and song

I was a bit late with Opeth. They are held in very high regard though.

Midtempo, Brilliant Riff => A song you can never forget

220 The Beautiful People - Marilyn Manson

Why is this song so low? This should at least be number 20!

This song is not really great as the one is but shouldn't be here

This should be number one. Why so low? - Disturbedpotato

Why so low?

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